Comedy Central cancels Larry Wilmore’s The Nightly Show

Comedy Central has decided Larry Wilmore’s The Nightly Show has run its course after a year-and-a-half on the network, as it announced its cancelation today. “Unfortunately, it hasn’t connected with our audience in ways that we need it to,” Comedy Central President Kent Alterman said in a statement, “both in the linear channel and in terms of multi-platform outlets and with shareable content and on social platforms as well.” Wilmore

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Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore: the 103 retro media items on the show’s set (Photos)

If you missed the series premiere of The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore on Monday, you sure did miss a stellar start to what I firmly believe will be a long-lasting, much-needed and influential late night show. Of course you have tonight, Wednesday and Thursday to tune into Comedy Central to make up for it. If you did catch the premiere — featuring guests Corey Booker, Bill Burr and Talib

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Larry Wilmore’s Nightly Show policy: Keep it 100

There’s no denying, that when Stephen Colbert announced he would take over David Letterman’s post at the Late Show on CBS, comedy fans experienced a tsunami of bittersweet wash over them. Sure, we were thrilled that Colbert had become such a media force that suits at late night network television felt the fake news man could attract viewers away from basic cable. But, then there was also this feeling of,

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